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Sandpiper Golf Course

7925 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2421
+1 805-968-1541
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Great views, bad condition

The views are great and so was the food and service but that’s about it. It’s in terrible shape. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
M W
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Newport Beach, CA
via mobile
Great place to golf

Golf course is wonderful and the restaurant was extremely nice, if little small for a large group... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
CaBungy
,
Mountain View, California
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Designed by William F. Bell, this 7,000-yard golf course features beautiful rolling fairways and challenging greens on a spectacular seaside links-style layout.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“pebble beach” (5 reviews)
“rental clubs” (3 reviews)
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7925 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2421
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+1 805-968-1541
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are great and so was the food and service but that’s about it. It’s in terrible shape. It was July & I know it hasn’t rained in months but this was a lot of neglect. Lots of dead spots, invasive grass & muddy...More

Thank M W
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Golf course is wonderful and the restaurant was extremely nice, if little small for a large group. We had a catered Mexican lunch, outside on the bluff, which was lovely

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

In the perfect climate, it's hard to imagine you can't grow nice grass for a golf course. Very uneven fairways and horrible greens. The greens are like a hard, dark green mold. Only 2-3 holes along the ocean. Pace of play was good--probably due to...More

Thank Albert M
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

At about $550 for 2 with rental clubs this is not a value for money venue for what you get. Service was good and friendly. The course is in OK condition and the greens quick. Some excellent holes, 10, 11 stand out. Course condition could...More

Thank Nick L
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

It has been awhile since I golfed a round here and it was great to be back. True greens, gorgeous views and reasonable price.

Thank Steen H
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Sandpiper has beautiful vistas, but I feel it is over rated in price and course conditions. Independent from the rains, the course needs a significant amount of care to bring the fairways, bunkers and greens up to a quality that matches the views and price...More

1  Thank Joyce D
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Lovely setting for a golf course. Several holes run along the ocean bluffs. A challenging course because of the huge greens - easy to three putt or come up short by a club. Be sure to check the pin placement and then the yardage. Not...More

1  Thank Stuart G
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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I'm writing this on behalf of my husband, who played Sandpiper with our grandson on December 23rd. It was rainy and there were very few players on the course. The pro shop attendant was barely accommodating and when asked if they could pay the afternoon...More

2  Thank DOT2012
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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is great! So many ocean holes. It's kind of a Torrey Pines style course, but more ocean. For women, I think it's pretty dang hard (5600 distance I think), and you aren't getting much advantage on most tee boxes. I hit 1 iron...More

Thank JamesAndAbbyMelad
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

I didn't feel there was anything special about this course. It wasn't in good condition, although the greens were. It could be due to it being in June? Off season? I am not sure.

1  Thank Laura H
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